Understanding the relationship between homelessness and mental health disabilities is key to preventing and ending homelessness for people with mental illness, particularly as housing costs continue to rise.
It is time for the federal government to contribute more aggressively to the U.S. supply of affordable housing, as it did in the past.
By tripling the minimum rent and imposing counterproductive so-called work requirements, the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s proposed legislation would increase economic hardship for households already most at risk of eviction and homelessness.
Farmers are feeling the substantial consolidation across many agricultural markets, yet the issue is conspicuously absent from the current Farm Bill debate.
A reformed housing finance system should prioritize people at all income levels, including renters, and support liquidity and affordability across the mortgage market.
Taking food, shelter, and health care away from jobless workers won’t help them find work.
After weathering two devastating storms, Puerto Rico is still struggling to recover as the federal government fails to provide short-term and long-term relief.
Disaster aid for hurricane-affected areas should focus on creating long-term resilience to extreme weather and supporting communities with the fewest resources to rebuild.
President Trump's and House Republicans' proposed "small-business" tax cut would create a new loophole for millionaires—including Wall Street financiers, lobbyists, lawyers, and wealthy business owners like Trump—while doing little or nothing for real small businesses.
A new state law will make it harder to hold bosses and landlords—including the bill’s sponsor—accountable for violating civil rights.
Community development, housing, and small-business cuts in Trump’s budget would leave struggling communities even worse off.
The Trump budget would endanger the health and safety of American families while giving tax cuts to millionaires.
We pursue climate action that meets the crisis’s urgency, creates good-quality jobs, benefits disadvantaged communities, and restores U.S. credibility on the global stage.
We work to strengthen public health systems and improve health care coverage, access, and affordability.
Economic growth must be built on the foundation of a strong and secure middle class so that all Americans benefit from growth.
We apply a racial equity lens in developing and advancing policies that aim to root out entrenched systemic racism to ensure everyone has an opportunity to thrive.